The Age of Adaline
- 1h 50min
- Directed by: Lee Toland Krieger
- Cast: Blake Lively, Harrison Ford, Michiel Huisman
- UK release: 8 May 2015
After a freak accident in 1937, wealthy and beautiful 29-year-old Adaline (Lively) stops aging; every decade she has to move on in order to keep her secret, until she falls in love. Smooth, tasteful look at immortality; Lively is a bit lacking in star power, but Ford and Burstyn give wonderfully nuanced performances.
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Adeline is 107 years old, but she has not aged a day since a freak accident when she was 29 years old. Her daughter now looks old enough to be her grandmother, and after a life of hiding her secret and constantly changing her identity, Adeline is alone.
Everything changes after a chance meeting leads to a weekend where she comes face to face with an old flame . Well written and beautifully acted, particularly by Harrison Ford as the old love, this film rises above fantasy to give suprising depth and emotion.
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The Age of Adaline4 May 2015
Tasteful but lacklustre drama starring Blake Lively as a love-struck immortal
Wealthy, beautiful Adaline (Blake Lively) gets her clock stopped in 1937 at the age of 29 thanks to a freak Californian accident, the science of which won't be discovered until 2035. Every decade she’s forced to move on, so that no-one can reveal her…
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